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J36 Kendal Tuesday 23/07/13

Posted Friday, 26 July 2013, 2.18pm

Caption: Judge, Mr Hadwin, Vendor Mr Barnes, Sponsor Mrs Mortimer-Tarbatt, Texel Society

J36 saw over 2000 prime sheep forward at it’s weekly sale which also included a prize show for Texel sired lambs, kindly sponsored by the North West Texel Breeders Club.

Judging was conducted by Mr Jim Hadwin who was presented with 10 pens of quality lambs, the first prize rosette was awarded to Mr B Barnes, Middleton who’s 39kg lambs later sold for £90 purchased by the judge. Best Continental lambs continue to achieve over £2/kg topping at 230p/kg. £90 was achieved on several occasions by TH & D Cornthwaite, DE & SM Moorhouse and B & AC Barnes. More mule wethers starting to come forward reaching £70 and 172p/kg this week. Well finished lambs continuing to sell to a premium with a market average today of 186p/kg for all sold to a ringside of 13 active buyers.

 Show Results:

1st – B Barnes, Middleton

2nd – JG & PH Thompson, Selside

3rd – GH Bell, Kirkby Lonsdale

1133 Prime Lambs to £90 & 230.8p/kg

A large entry of over 600 cast sheep sold to a top price of £100 for Suffolk ewes from G Rawsthorne, continentals to £83 with Mules to £71. Over half the ewe consignment this week were hill bred, with best meated to £59 with plainer ewes proving harder to place.

Top Prices:

Prime Lambs

HAM: £72 Endmoor Farm. SUFF: £88 £77.50 Swallowmire; £84 High House Farm; £80 Meadow Oaks; £80 Upp Hall; £77 Lane Ends Farm; £77 Raw Head; £74.50 Crabtree Farm; £74.50 Toadpool Farm; £74 Hodgson Green Farm; £74 Green Close; £73 Hagg Farm; £72.50 Braeslacks. CHEV: £63 Docker Farm. TEX: £90 £84 High House Farm; £90 Low Tarn Green; £90 Hawkin Hall; £87 £83 Red Lodge; £86 Swallowmire; £85 Dale View; £85 Crosscrake; £83 Green Lane End; £82.50 Cockrigg Farm; £82 Stubb Farm; £81.50 Middle Birkby Farm; £81 Arklid Farm; £81 Lambrigg Head; £80 Poppy Farm; £80 Gateside Farm; £80 Orphan Cragg Barn. HERD: £59 Murthwaite. BELTEX: £82 Bank House Farm; £80 Hawkin Hall; £75 Poppy Farm.

Cast Sheep

SUFF: £100 Scargill Farm; £78 Keskadale; £71 Southwaite Green. TEX: £83 Docker Farm; £80 Crabtree Farm, Greaves Farm; £79 Low Barrows Green; £77 Crooklands Farm. BELTEX: £82, £75 Buckles Farm; £79 Mansergh Hall Farm; £78 Poppy Farm. MULE: £71 Roselea, Scargill Farm; £70 Brown Edge, Docker Farm. HND: £59 Murthwaite; £56 Brown Edge; £52 Boundary Beck; £80 High Bridgestone. HERD: £68 Gatesgarth. LLEYN: £48 Gateside Farm.

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